The SOAS Spirit

The SOAS Spirit is the independent student-run newspaper of SOAS.

About Us

The SOAS Spirit is SOAS’s official independent student newspaper, with a history dating back to 1935. The newspaper is published monthly during term and is compiled purely by students. Sections include News, Features, Opinion, Culture and Societies and Sport.

Khadija Kothia ( is the SOAS Spirit Editor, and she wants to expand and innovate the newspaper both online, on social media and in print, so that it truly reflects the diversity of views and experiences within the SOAS community. There are a variety of roles available, ranging from photographers and illustrators, to writers, editors and social media coordinators. If you’re interested in joining, email for more information.

For more information on the different ways you can get involved, check out The SOAS Spirit’s 'Write for Us' page on their website: 


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